The PL FR-B1H Battle Report: Black-Eyed Legion

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The "mid" was in C3. Razor arrived there right as all the capitals waiting for a cyno jumped out. So unfortunately, due to bad timing, their were no capitals in system when razor got their. Sorry to say, but it was poorly done and was quite laughable.
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The CFC only has to point a finger and New Eden Burns.We let PL/N3 live for good fights untill their time is up.With Solar + BL + CFC it wont even be a war...it will be a slaughter house just like we have seen in Fountain.And we have FA the new overlords of the CFC so nothing can go wrong.Black Legion learned a lesson and is now ready to move on to the next phase of destruction.Let it be known to Eve that one simply doesnt piss on Black Legion without vengeance.The child is now man. a black muscular man.
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Somer Blink is in for a windfall tomorrow. GTC sales through the roof.
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I would argue that by using them too often, you help to kill them quicker. For the good of the community!
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Will this still happen with deployable Cyno Jammers? If one is up it will be harder to drop in and if one isn't up it could be a trap.
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Well done to the spai o7 to you sir.
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Its nice they are capable of killing capitals after they jumped out then, as I see them on killboard
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To be fair isn't that what happened to us when the Revenant was killing, the reason we lost 10 supers instead of 2/3 is because they stayed behind to try to help rescue it.
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u are so funny. U found these lines yourself?
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Long live the golden penis!
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Oh bless you, you have no idea -.- Also waiting for the next Revenant we lose, so I can laugh as heartily as you all did about it.
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It's still do-able, you won't be able to bridge the hics straight onto grid, or jump the supers on grid, but with the warp speed changes you just bridge the bubblers offgrid, and a sabres will be on grid in seconds, hics not long after. The only downfall is supers will take forever to get on grid, that being said the module I believe only jams 150km around the modules, So you could cyno in at 170km launch bombers, and go for it at range. then warp in once the bombers are in the air.
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smoked to much weed??
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BL comms sounds like heaven. The FC sounded calm and completely in control the whole time, regardless of the fact they were losing ridiculous amounts of capitals. I was in N3 comms and compared to this we sounded somewhat like kids arguing in a playground at times.They might have been caught with their pants down, but they took it like a boss and you have to respect that.
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I read this too smh
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Thats the nice thing about TiDi, it gives you time to stop, breathe and then continue FC'ing effectively. Had this been a smaller engagement ambush without the benefits of TiDi, but the same isk value at risk - it might not have been this calm.
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It's Elo... frosty is his middle name.
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eh pretty sure he knew he was getting recorded and thats why he randomly laughs randomly whistling and stuff, if you ever heart elo knight fc'ing he repeats his orders like 10 times never goes off calling targets or giving orders, ofc he is an awesome fc but here he knows they are screwed and he tries to be relaxed
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heard* my bad :)
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I 100% agree, the fc just was boss, quote: they have 100 plus super carriers and x titans fc: yeah they have afew more than us...That was baws
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CFC seemed to miss on a golden opportunity to partly blacken NC/PL super fleet but chose to stay behind. Seems to be more meta gaming from the goon power block. Perhaps with this set back the powers that be will offer Black Legion a seat at the table.Passing on the revenant NC deployed in the fight was surprising.
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Yep. Bros before space pixels.
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This was an AAR.
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Aws, the whores of eve had 3/4 their supercap fleet destroyed. Don't worry I am sure all that prostitution isk from the goons will reimburse your supers - LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOLYou got what you deserved sluts.
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Death to *each and every single* super.
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WHERE IS DANNY PAYNE !! ??Nothing smart too add ?
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You going to bring munnins? Because apparently Elo Knight didn't want his super fleet. How's that almost a TRILLION isk lost feel today BL? Still SMUG? Of course you are and that my dipshit friend will be your downfall.
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It's not a seat at a table people get offered by goons. It's a seat on Mittens cock.
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You need to be cut out. From the internet. Get fucked.Elise's BR's are awesome.
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Sounds kinky
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Ha, and BL want a seat w/ who?i think there is a spot for BL in FW w/ their canuck bros. hahahaha
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ONE DOES NOT SIMPLY PISS ON BLACK LEGION WITHOUT VENGEANCE(UNLESS THEIR ALLIES HANG UP ON THEIR BATPHONE)
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What's that word that you use to describe having the opportunity to save your friends but instead you just leave it to RAZOR to sort out the rescue while you play DOTAI think it's "Regrettable."
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BL SPAI!!
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Disclaimers were given. Article is fine.
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They took it like MEN.
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Chillax
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Sorry about your super M8.
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Hard to do that when the CFC looks down at poor Elo as the waters of PL smug rise about his waist, shouting "Save Us!" and the CFC regard him, and then whisper, "No."(Except for RAZOR, who are like "We're Coming! DERP!")
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Unfunny memes are irrenevant?
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awwwww, are you upset that BL lost some ships?
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FA.. LOL
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I see, you subscribe to the "run that shit into the ground" school of thinking.
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Friends don't drop supers on each other.
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Elo is always this 'calm'. I put it in quotes because I still swear he chews a pound of coffee beans before getting in comms every time.
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I am getting mildly homosexual overtones from reading this.
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We were on our way to actually just whore on killmails and shoot whatever we could (e.g. everything) when we stumbled on the caps at the midpoint.
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This is relevant to this article.
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Our fleet simply stumbled upon the PL caps at the midpoint (we were on the way to the fight to whore on stuff and kill stragglers entering/leaving), so nothing was setup. We got two dread kill before PL managed to get rescue carriers in to rep. FC made a bad call to bring in dreads anyway with the carriers already on the field at this point. We did catch a napping PL carrier once their fleet cyno'd out leaving him alone.
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Elo, terrible slaughter. Im quite shocked! Now get diplomats going. Im just a humble soldier of the CFC but having you guys among us, would be a great honor.
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Something... king in the north... something something... red wedding... something something... regards...
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Bitch slapped!!
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He wasn't napping. He had burned his cap to get a Super to jump cap. Died a hero.
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Really? Once it was clear that we'd disengaged and were preparing to leave system?
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Any chance of putting this into a flow chart?
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"Crystal Army" = Shattered
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First, take a big step back and literally...
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Indeed that was boss mode the whole time... However sad the situation might have been, the caller's ability * pardon me for not knowing if that's Elo or someone else * to soothe everyone and see that as many people get out as it's humanly possible is what separates the men from the boys.Dear FC, you win spaceships.I salute you o7
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Didn't someone in PL get mad about that?That said, don't take away from their moment. This battle shows PL at its best, which is far better than a fishing fleet gone bad.
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To be honest, after listening to the TS recording, I am starting to respect BL! ... Interesting times ahead (I HOPE) !
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Good but expensive PR :D
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payback is a bitch
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he was talking about asakai being a hubrisdunk i think?
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or he was saying that if you start taking advantage for things you didn't do then perhaps you become more hubris-filled than those you dunked for being hubris-filled
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whatever i don't really care i was just making a funny joke about boat being awful
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A true hubrisdunk would be beating BL at their own game without a huge numerical advantage or doomsdaying Titans.To all the PL fanboys who shout "getrekt" and "pwned" to BL, I only have to shake my head in utter disappointment because the only achievement I can see PL pulling in this drama was the setup of the trap in the meta. That's it.
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i just noticed this also, da fukany mention of FA control, DELETED
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Interesting thing to note is that RAZOR tried to help BL even though BL blew up around ~48 RZR dreads few months ago.
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They seem to be the only people willing to fight each other.
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Going up against enemies who have a huge numerical advantage or doomsaying titans and expecting to indefinitely get away with it is the most literal definition of hubris I can think of.It's not like BL was unaware of the size and might of the joint PL+N3 superfleet, they just throught the could kill a titan and moonwalk out before the hammer dropped, but shit didn't go their way and that's that. Stop crying about numerical advantages it's nonsensical and retarded.
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"offcourse" you're dumb as shit
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I too agree that PL should've dropped them with equal numbers so they could line up and fight in glorious honourable combat to see who is superior. Its not like BL has ever dropped on 15 PL SCs including a revenant with far superior numbers.
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Wouldnt be the first time hes done interesting stuff with that titan. Dropped my at my pos once.https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akam...
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this is why i love both BL and PL, when they brawl shit blows up... guess it's going best of 3 :)
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How will Solar have an effect? they dont have cyno jammers to hide behind...
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hey grath i guess those 12 BL spies really paid off now....
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what's that word you use to describe a worthless alliance that bitterposts about the friends they betrayed who later kicked them out of their space?I think it's "TEST"
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BL Video of the night https://www.youtube.com/watch?...
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Oh jees, your full of shit. Wisdom and experiance OR a shit load of allies, all the same within the smug prick circles I guess.
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Drop of water on a hot plate imo. The time it takes to destroy supers at 5-10 TiDi makes serious battles between them ineffective in the end. I hope one day CCP servers will be able to run these fights at (close to) normal speeds.Nice result under the current circumstances though. Thx to all who participated. You guys made the day a bit more exciting. o7
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For the record I don't have to figure out a better way to deal with anything because my alliance wasn't at the fight and we honestly don't care about the outcome. I'm saying that if PL starts acting like more of a cocky douchebag than BL by trying to take credit for fights that they didn't have any part in planning, then FR-B was just a big douchecanoe dropping on a smaller douchecanoe's supers, which would be nothing particularly special.
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When you take into account that Bl mainly use dreds.. yes this wont have muhc of a impact on how they do things
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Behind closed doors, in a manner of speaking. Nobody wants to be compared to a raging lunatic everyone is familiar with, after having it happen once.
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I'm not even convinced that it'll effect these big super fights, because all of these bi-annual super slugfests are due to someone making a big mistake, and then getting caught for it.
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" The "give no fucks" alliance will, likely, cut their figurative noses to spite their faces and further a relationship with the CFC, SOLAR, -A-, and DD. Thus is the life-cycle of semi-bitter alliance trying to make waves in New Eden. Either way, a very well orchestrated plan by PK, Maka, Pscyho Groupie, Sala, and the rest. PL and N3 have shown Eve once again that they are, in fact, the dominant Supercap force in Eve."Wow, that is some extra-bitter hate you have for BL.
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True, Grath's rage still makes the PL loss of a Revenant more worthwhile that the BL loss of 30 super carriers and 40 carriers. That cloud recording still makes me laugh.
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Hey Ming, your TEST is showing.Fuck all this posting, lets go fly Talos or play Dota.
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You reckon. bl members are given a healthy mix of pvp and the more enemies the better. No need to circle jerk within a coaliton. Pizza and solar as friends is enough imo. Piss off as many alliances as possible.
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As they say "there is always a rematch". We haven't seen the last of this. I bet BL are already planning revenge ganks already.
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https://soundcloud.com/marxism...comms from PL when they tried the same
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Stop sucking BL dick ... if they dunk someone - BL BEST, when they get dunked horribly - BL BEST. BL Best , BL that etc ... Cmon they got raped here. They got obliterated. Where are tears collectors ? Instead of drinking tears they now suck **** . You have no dignity.Respect for keeping things calm on Teamspeak ? HAHAHAHAHAH. Now you are really thinking they had no idea that someone is recording ? You are really that naive ?Let me tell you something rage was in thier heart , tears were in thier eyes. Hatred was spiting from thier mouths. Just because they wasn't showing this on TS ... doesn't mean it wasn't case.Start to respect yourself people. Because if you won't do this, others won't respect you too.BL got destroyed, there is no "BUT" , yes my dear friends. They are not as good as you were thinking. Time to stop sucking BL balls and grow some yourself. It's never too late.And i'm not BL , i'm not PL, hell i wasn't even there. Even more i wasn't watching it live on twitch.But i like to read about such stories.What bothers me is that when some people get dunked by BL - you call BL pros and those that got dunked irrelevant and terrible.Now do same when BL gets OWNED.When i pvp ... i say gf after losing my ship and after destryoing ship of my opponent aswell.Now i pay respect regardless of result and regardless of the fact that I DID WANT TO BE ON TOP.Have some respect to both sides. Start to respect yourself.And that is why i don't show respect to you people - because you have no respect for yourselves. You are nothing but mere pets and fanboys.What BL did there ? HOW MANY SUPERCAPS they managed to kill ? HOW MANY ? And they had firepower to do damage. I call that FCing by Elo terrible here. Hell i would do better or same as him. Why? Because he did not kill ANYTHING. I would be in worst case as bad as he was.But yet everyone praise him for what ? Doing nothing ?If my opponent in pvp manages to escape certain death - i pay respect to him.But i don't praise those that fail horribly like Elo and his scrubs ?And i'm not PL fan either - that welp with Revenant was terrible , jumping into trap without checking etc. But i can see mistakes and good plays from both sides not from just one.Stop being blind fools.
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Because there is anyone else in this game, that wasn't already present that has the stones (or stupidity) to jump onto a grid with 150+ supers with ridiculous support in 10% TiDi and hope to achieve anything but crushing defeat...Here's a list of all those alliances:.
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FucK PL/N3
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It seems someone is taking his internet spaceships a bit too seriously. Jealousy is such an ugly emotion btw. Maybe that's why people respect Elo and choose to ignore you.Disguest = Guest who is no longer welcome?
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woot jealous of welping 26 SCs and ~~40 caps ? Yep people be jelly bout dat.
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and CFC/BL
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you sound like BL could leave field ... or like they were trying to save Bros.Dude check killmails. They were running like hell (overdrives/mwds). They just couldn't.Noone in BL was giving a fuck about each other. All they did in the end was whoring on thier own loses so KB stays green.Too elite for me, too impressive.
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Try reading the OP and you'll know what or who he's jealous about. Too many wannabe smartasses in this game.. Pathetic.
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Pizza and solar and CFC ... don't forget your bros from CFC
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woot.
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yes, because the cfc is going to log on their super fleet, jump it clean across eve to the other side, threw hostile space, to fight PL and NC. in a Hostile system.... What could possibly go wrong with that plan?

(Editor's Note: This battle report is penned by Elise Randolph of Pandemic Legion, the victors of the FB-B1H ambush. We thank him for sending it over despite being exhausted from four hours of 10% TiDi.)

In recent months, Black Legion have slowly emerged as the next great capital powerhouse. Typically using Dreads to make plays, BL quickly became the FoTM low-sec hotdrop alliance; whenever caps were tackled, people would reach out to BL first. This was a role that BL were happy to have, and in fact they grew into. The 30 man BL Dread fleets slowly, but surely, became 80 man BL Dread fleets. This role does, however, come with a cost - once you flirt with relevancy, alliances begin to take note. And take note is exactly what Pandemic Legion did. For quite awhile PL have been, unsuccessfully, trying to bait out BL caps for a "hubrisdunk". It typically resulted in hours wasted, or occasionally a handful of bait-caps lost. Until, that is, today. 

About a week ago Perseus Kallistratos came up with a plan to bait out some BL capitals. The plan involved using a spy to tackle a PL titan and batphone BL on a spy, hoping they would show up. To prepare for the bait, PK worked with several PL members and prepared the bait system. A tower was dropped, PL was given docking rights and offices in the station, 50 Sabres were moved in, and a dozen dictors were logged off on grid. And then the waiting game began. BL had an op planned for 01:30, so it seemed the perfect time to ensure that BL would, in fact, answer the batphone. The spy - Psycho Groupie (a member of a DD renting alliance) - feigned a gank gone horribly wrong at a tower he had setup. Makalu Zarya took his Titan and sent it into the system, where he was "tackled" by Psycho Groupie's spy character. The spy then pasted in various intel channels than he had a PL titan "I'm Harmless" tackled, and shortly he was invited to a private convo by an -A- FC with Elo Knight, who was batphoned for the occasion. The provenance of the gank was shown with a hastily made screenshot, which actually had the PL mumble overlay show.

Luckily, nobody (except Shadoo) noticed. As BL began to form, PL formed as well to "save" their Titan - with only about a dozen supers and keeping the rest on login screen. Seeing the tepid PL response, BL opted for the max-hubris option of SCs instead of their customary Dreads. This was a happy surprise for the PL bait fleet, who had anticipated 40 or so Dreads. The hook was set deep, now it was just a matter of implementation.

"Keep calm, we'll win"

As the BL fleet entered the system, the full PL fleet logged on. And then the NCdot fleet logged on (including a Revenant). And then Nulli. And then EMP. Sala Cameron, the brainchild behind Asakai, logged in his dictor in FR- as BL Cyno'd in and got the initial tackle. Followed by the other dozen dictors who had logged off on grid. Maka's Titan, the prized bait, then slowly moonwalked into the 'hostile' POS at 59% Armor, sending BL into a tizzy. "Where did the Titan go?!", Elo exclaimed. From the highest of highs to the lowest of lows, the cold reality of the situation quickly came crashing onto BL. Bubbles went up, cynos went up, and N3 Supercaps and Dreads began to login en masse. Nulli and EMP both supplied support fleets to keep the tackle alive, and within minutes local filled up with PL and N3. To BL's credit, they did in fact try to fight their way out of the situation. BL panic formed Muninns, as did Razor, to try and kill dictors. CFC also sent out a ping trying to get in on the action, but most had already moved out of the area. But ultimately it amounted to nothing more than Muninn lossmails mixed in with the Nyxes and Aeons.

Five hours and fifty Sabres later, the BL fleet of 30 SCs and 40 Carriers was finally converted to wreckage. Along with the dozen or so Razor Dreads that thought it was a grand idea to drop on the PL move convoy (1 mid from 200 N3 SCs). At the end of the day Perseus Kallistratos got to see his plan imagined, Makalu got to FC a supercap dunking, and MrBlue and Sala Cameron got to help orchestrate the second great Supercap slaughter. 

Repercussions

Apart from the posting implications, this ~800 bil welp from BL won't really have a large impact. BL rarely use Supers as is, and their partnership with CFC and Solar will see their losses reimbursed sooner rather than later. It will likely cement BL into the anti-N3/PL camp for the foreseeable future, though, so it will be interesting to see what sort of knee-jerk reaction it will send them into. The "give no fucks" alliance will, likely, cut their figurative noses to spite their faces and further a relationship with the CFC, SOLAR, -A-, and DD. Thus is the life-cycle of semi-bitter alliance trying to make waves in New Eden. Either way, a very well orchestrated plan by PK, Maka, Pscyho Groupie, Sala, and the rest. PL and N3 have shown Eve once again that they are, in fact, the dominant Supercap force in Eve.

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